From the Roundtable: Graham bound to beat the rap, but still should admit misdeed

Senator Chuck Graham still has time to take the honorable action and admit that he…

Our city and university are heading down wrong roads

I am worried. I am worried about Columbia’s future as well as the destiny of…

From the RoundTable: 3M layoffs reveal crack in ‘quality of life’ foundation

I shudder whenever anyone talks about employment and job security in the electronics industry. With…

Events bolster sales tax revenue, but is funding source sufficient?

Hardly a weekend passes in Columbia without some burst of activity—even in the dead of…

Planners should do homework before choosing new high school site

Wading into the Great Controversy over where Columbia’s fourth high school should be placed, I…

Columbia should offer incentives for businesses to move here, grow

There was a fillip of good news the other day about some new business activity…

Outside consultants fail to find solution for Broadway’s troubles

Figuring out how to fix West Broadway is like treating a festering sore that just…

A suggestion: city should pay more attention to basic services

Plenty of us have been having our “fun” now that the city of Columbia has…

Sales tax stew overflowing, but road revenue deserves ‘yes’ vote

Considering the long lineup of funding requests that will be pitched to voters in the…

State of the City address, City Council retreat, citizens’ survey forecast Columbia’s economic future

While a chill blows across Columbia’s thermometer of economic activity, perhaps there is some solace…

City, MU must cooperate, buck up and shoot for Chicago connection

As city officials and airport advocates work behind the scenes to come up with a…

Bio-Defense building project deserves wholehearted support

You might call this a matter of putting the “pig in the parlor.” Greater Columbia…